News and events

Innogen co-director Dr Niki Vermeulen receives two prestigious awards in 2018

29 November 2018

Dr Niki Vermeulen, Senior Lecturer in the History and Sociology of Science at the School of Social and Political Science, has been awarded the 2018 Outstanding Mentor Award by The University of Edinburgh Graduate School. This award recognises the quality of the support and guidance she has provided to her research students.

Participation in World Antibiotic Awareness Week

28 November 2018

Innogen researcher Vera Mugittu contributed to the Antimicrobial Resistance panel discussion at Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, during World Antibiotic Awareness Week.

Innogen co-director identified as an outstanding Mover and Shaker in Biobusiness

2 November 2018

The contribution of Joyce Tait to healthcare innovation has been recognised in this year’s BioBeat report.

Innogen research contributes to UK plans for future governance of innovation

1 November 2018

As a member of the UK's Council for Science and Technology, Innogen Institute co-director Joyce Tait was a key contributor to its recent initiative to promote a regulatory landscape that is more proportionate and adaptive to the needs of emerging technologies.

OU's Professor Theo Papaioannou appointed Director of Innogen Institute

1 October 2018

Professor Theo Papaioannou is the new Director of the Innogen Institute, The Open University - University of Edinburgh centre for research on the social, political and economic implications of emerging technologies.

Local production of pharmaceuticals and health system strengthening in Africa

1 August 2017

Innogen members compile Evidence Brief for Germany’s Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).

Geoff Banda invited to UNIDO Expert Group Meeting

28 July 2017

Innogen member Geoff Banda has been invited to attend the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) Expert Group Meeting.

The Future of Scotland: Scotland’s science and innovation futures

17 July 2017

Innogen’s research on on the Scottish referendum debates on science and innovation is published.

Could 3D printing solve the organ transplant shortage?

30 June 2017

Gill Haddow and Niki Vermeulen critique attitudes towards scientists ‘playing God’.

Smarter Approaches to GM Regulation

4 April 2017

At Synbiobeta 2017 Joyce Tait and Mark Lynas share their ideas about ways nations can regulate gene-editing technologies so as to encourage more innovation in agriculture.